The first ever email was sent in 1971 and it is predicted that the number of people signing up for new email accounts will continue to grow in the future. However, Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has recently suggested that email isn’t perhaps the way forward while promoting his new messaging platform. With the younger generations growing up with instant messaging on the likes of MSN, Myspace and now Facebook, email use is lower among teenagers. This may change as they mature and progress into their working careers. It’s too close to call whether email is well and truly dead. But just in case…. you can make sure you are familiar with social messaging and social media tone of voice with a social media training course from Bluewood!